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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Title: Fish Stocking in Recreational Ponds

Authors
item Collins, Charles
item Mitchell, Andrew

Submitted to: Aquaculture Magazine
Publication Type: Trade Journal
Publication Acceptance Date: November 1, 1996
Publication Date: November 1, 1996
Citation: COLLINS, C.M., MITCHELL, A.J. FISH STOCKING IN RECREATIONAL PONDS. AQUACULTURE MAGAZINE. 1996. p.74-76.

Interpretive Summary: Fishing in ponds is a heritage in the United States. Farm pond fishing attracts enthusiasts from all economic and all age groups including the handicapped. If ponds are stocked and managed properly, they can provide endless hours of quality fishing. This article discusses many stocking issues including the types and size of fish to stock, when to stock, the numbers of fish to stock, availability of stockers, and supplemental stockings.

Technical Abstract: Fishing in ponds is a heritage in the United States. Farm pond fishing attracts enthusiasts from all economic and all age groups including the handicapped. If ponds are stocked and managed properly, they can provide endless hours of quality fishing. This article discusses many stocking issues including the types and size of fish to stock, when to stock, the numbers of fish to stock, availability of stockers, and supplemental stockings.

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